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Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

Nor was there a mention of President Donald Trump's a state visit . Meanwhile, the Conservatives have started talks on forging a "confidence and supply" deal with the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), which has 10 MPs. Immigration was the centerpiece issue in the campaign to leave the European Union, and the government has promised to deliver a policy that controls the level of immigration. Read More »

Despite GOP wins in Ga., SC races, Dems see silver linings

Her victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District comes after Republican special congressional election wins in Montana , Kansas and SC. Attorney David Ware said he voted for Ossoff because the Democrat defends the Affordable Care Act - President Obama's signature health care law. Read More »

Trump's financial disclosure highlights significant income boost

US President Donald Trump reported at least $585,581,420 in income and employment assets in financial disclosure forms released Friday evening. The Trump International Hotel, housed in the Old Post Office building down the street from the White House, has seen a burst of activity since opening its doors last fall. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Infantino to attend Confederations Cup match in Kazan

Silva, who has just moved from FC Porto to AC Milan in a transfer worth almost 40 million euros, has scored seven goals in eight games since his debut with the national team in a friendly against Gibraltar in September. "It is the first time Portugal plays in it, so it is a privilege for us all to be here". Opposite number Osorio has a long-established commitment to rotating his line-up, often to the chagrin of Mexican fans and pundits, and the combination of a swift turnaround in playing ... Read More »

Election billed as referendum on Trump goes for the Republican

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Handel, 55, won in a suburban Atlanta district held by the GOP since 1979 despite raising far less money than Democrat Jon Ossoff , 30, in the most expensive House race in us history. Handel, 55, embraces her experience as a statewide and local elected official. Recent polls show a tight race, with Ossoff maintaining a tight lead over Handel, a former secretary of state who has cast Ossoff as a puppet of liberal interests who doesn't even live in the district. Read More »

Mueller meets with House Russia investigators

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Sekulow also opened a conflict between the President's political team and his legal one, hinting that the President's tweets should be discounted even though the White House said they are an authentic expression of his views. "There's a limitation on Twitter , as we all know", Sekulow said. But in his contentious Sunday interviews, Sekulow said the tweet had been misinterpreted. Read More »

United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

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The US has moved quickly to contain an escalation of the situation after the jet was downed on Sunday evening when regime forces targeted the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters battling militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Read More »

Spicer: Warmbier's Death a 'Shame,' China Needed to Help More

Bill Richardson, who has successfully extricated Americans held in the communist country, told FOX Business Tuesday. "I've been dealing with them for years, and I've never seen it so bad". He said he does not believe his position conflicts with the policy of the USA or President Trump. "It's unsafe", Corker said, adding that the "trumped up charges" like those Warmbier was accused of "can continue to happen". Read More »

UK Election Shake-Up: How and Why Conservatives Faltered

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Speaking on German radio, EU Commissioner Gunther Oettinger suggested that Brexit talks may have to be delayed after the hung Parliament result. The British pound fell more than 2% to $1.2642 on Friday, as markets reacted to the political uncertainty of the election results. On Thursday night, the Conservative Party lost their majority in a stunning upset that is being attributed to political activism spurred by the Brexit horror, and a voter turnout that increased by 5% ... Read More »

U.S. jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

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It is the fifth time in the past month the USA has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. The US-led global coalition later confirmed the incident in a statement , saying the armed drone was downed "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that "were manning an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS ". Read More »

Akshay Kumar to play Narendra Modi on screen?

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The plot of the film revolves around a newly-wed couple, played by Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar, from a rural village and how the absence of a toilet at home results in a feud between the two. A source close to the development said, "But the kind of reach and impact that Akshay Kumar's presence will have in a story on Modi would be far-reaching and productive , " as reported in DNA . Read More »

USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

The Korean War came to an end in a 1953 truce, which created the DMZ; the North and South are still technically at war, as Pyongyang and Seoul do not have a formal peace treaty in effect. Spicer said the United States is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the U.S. has seen "positive movement" with China. Read More »

Saudi's senior clerics welcome choice of new Crown Prince

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As deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman has been responsible for running Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, dictating an energy policy with global implications and spearheading plans for the kingdom to build an economic future after oil. Prince Mohammed bin Naif, 57, had served as crown prince since 2015, taking the post shortly after King Salman, his uncle, was crowned. Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef has been appointed the new interior minister - a vital position given the domestic ... Read More »

Chances of Trump meeting with North Korea's Kim narrowing - White House

There was no immediate word from the family about why relatives declined an autopsy, which may have shed more light on the cause of the neurological injuries that left him in a coma. Sen. Bob Corker took McCain's stance a step further stating that he believes USA citizens should be banned from visiting North Korea . Warmbier said in his graduation speech that he took inspiration from an episode of " The Office ". Read More »

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

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Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Tuesday that there's " more work to do" before the bill adequately cuts premiums. It was unclear whether he could do this given the differences between Republican moderates and conservatives. "Everybody will have adequate time to take a look at it". "I think we'll have ample opportunity to read and amend the bill ", Mr McConnell had said the previous day. Read More »

US Air Force F-15 Shoots Down Iranian Drone

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The coalition statement said the location was close to where another "pro-regime" drone - which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian - was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. According to reports, the Syrian plane was shot down near the village of Rasafah after it dropped bombs on positions of American-supported rebels. Read More »

Public funeral planned for US student Otto Warmbier freed from North Korea

Young Pioneer Tours, the group with which Warmbier travelled to North Korea, will no longer be organising tours for USA citizens to the isolated country, Troy Collings, a company director, said in a statement . He was detained and sentenced to 15 years hard labor. "It is an illusion that the issue can be resolved exclusively through China's help". "It also concerns us even more regarding the missionary Kim's situation", Joo Dong-sik, spokesman for the family of South Korean missionary Kim ... Read More »

Fit sprinklers in all high-rise buildings, urges fire chief

Independent checks have already confirmed the materials used in four of the clad blocks are good-quality and fire retardant, and the council is expected to conclude its review by the weekend. A senior firefighter has called for "decisive action" to be launched to fit sprinklers in all high-rise buildings following the Grenfell Tower blaze. Read More »

After Otto Warmbier death, officials push to restrict tourism in North Korea

Moon expressed condolences to the Warmbier family and the American people. The new president had hoped that Xi would exert his influence over North Korea's economy in return for the concessions. 1 priority has to be the release of the three other prisoners". The senator from Arizona says, "There should at least be a form for them to fill out that says, 'If I go to North Korea, I understand I am taking great risk, and I do not hold the American government responsible'". Read More »

Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in vehicle

The man who was killed after plowing a vehicle filled with guns into a police van on the Champs-Elysées had a permit to carry arms despite being on France's terror watch list , officials said. - Last month, a man attacked an officer with a hammer at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris , proclaiming, "This is for Syria", Collomb said. He said they were in London shortly after the recent big attack there. Read More »

McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

CINCINNATI (AP) - A cause of death hasn't been determined for a 22-year-old college student who was detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma, an OH coroner's office said Tuesday. Doctors said he suffered "severe injuries to all areas" of his brain while he was held in North Korea. Christopher Hill, a former USA ambassador to South Korea, told MSNBC: "I think the President is signalling some frustration, he's signalling to others that he ... Read More »

Scarborough: Ga. election results should be 'wake-up call' for Dems

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Ossoff and his supporters hoped to " flip the 6th ", which they would see as a changing tide in the Democrats' favor. Handel also thanked the president in her victory speech, prompting chants of " Trump! " from supporters. Kay Kirkpatrick, a Republican state senator who represents the area, said that while Republicans were divided on Trump, they had mostly united behind Handel . Read More »